If there was ever a build that required a “don’t try this at home” disclaimer, it has to be this insane portable fire vortex generator built by Jairus of All. It uses a series of powerful fans and ductwork to spew forth a giant swirling column of fire.
Gav and Dan of The Slow Mo Guys got their hands on a personal flamethrower from X Matter, loaded it up with fuel, then fired it up in front of their watchful lens for our enjoyment. The coolest shot has to be the face-on fireball at 2:40.
Musician Valentin Guérin has a very special brass instrument – a trombone that doubles as a flamethrower. Here, he turns in a performance of Arthur Pryor’s Fantastic Polka, with Valérie Guérin-Descouturelle on piano. We think his nickname should be “hot lips.”